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Local volunteering opportunities in and around Kirklees.

Help stop the heebie-jeebies…

Learning new things can feel scary – so having someone on your side can really help. Helping someone to build their skills is rewarding and great experience (eg for teaching). Two local schemes need help. Could you help out with course sessions or one to one? You’d be helping: people in recovery from mental health …

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A friendly face at the food bank – Dewsbury

This opportunity is about making sure the Food Bank runs well.  Tasks include organising stocks of food, giving out supplies and talking to people using the service. People in need of food are referred to the Food Bank by local agencies. About the organisation Fusion Housing is a local charity. They provide support, advice and …

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Volunteer Opportunity with Dalton Stay and Play

Dalton Stay and Play is a small parent and toddler group which aims to meet once a week on a Monday afternoon. They are in need of some volunteer help to welcome parents, engage in activities with children, serve refreshments. This is a great opportunity to develop skills, gain new perspectives and make new friends. …

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Could you be a volunteer for Mencap?

Mencap in Kirklees are seeking volunteers who can help befriend and support people with a learning disability. This could be having a coffee, going to the cinema, a day trip etc. For full details click here https://do-it.org/opportunities/ab987890-b0c4-4b16-8c04-5849ffaaaa7b They also need help in their cafe in Huddersfield supporting people with learning disabilities obtain an ASDAN qualification. Full …

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School Governors Needed

Are you able to make a difference in how schools are run? See how your efforts can raise standards? Do something positive for the next generation? School Governors can make a huge contribution to our local communities, can you help? www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/working-for-kirklees/school-governors.aspx

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